Report: San Antonio, Austin Among Solar Power Leaders

Two Texas cities are among the nation's leaders in solar power, a new report says.

San Antonio ranks sixth among U.S. cities in installed solar capacity, and Austin ranks 16th, according to a report released Thursday by the advocacy group Environment Texas. San Antonio utilities and residents had installed 84 megawatts of solar capacity through 2013, while Austin had installed 12 megawatts, the report said. Nationally, one megawatt of solar powers an average of 164 homes.

The U.S. has more than 200 times as much solar power capacity installed today as it did in 2002, according ...

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